Tea: Pumpkin Spice

A Flavored Black Tea from Eastern Shore Tea

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Brand:Eastern Shore Tea
Style:Flavored Black Tea
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Review of Pumpkin Spice

6 of 103 of 55 of 563 of 100

This tea has an incredibly spicy aroma. I identified the cinnamon and pumpkin notes, but was unable to identify the other spices. (It turns out cloves were the only other spice in this blend.) As with many flavored teas, I could smell the spices/flavorings but not the tea base itself.

When I purchased this tea, I was hoping to notice the pumpkin flavor. This full-bodied blend does not disappoint! It has a distinct pumpkin flavor that is enhanced by the cinnamon and cloves. With each sip I took, I noticed the black tea come through in slightly bitter and subtle malty notes.

This type of tea is not something I normally go for – my favorites are light-bodied, floral teas where I can taste the tea itself. That said, this was still enjoyable. It’s definitely a blend that I’ll only drink during the fall. The lingering spicy aftertaste wasn’t a surprise, but it sure made me thirsty! I had to chase down this tea with a glass of water.

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